Sept. 11-13: Destination Downtown in Gulfport

Sept. 11-13: Destination Downtown in Gulfport

Destination Downtown 2017 is a regional conference developed and hosted by Mississippi Main Street Association in partnership with Louisiana Main Street and Main Street Arkansas.


The conference attracts more than 200 professionals in preservation-based historic commercial district revitalization, including new and experienced downtown and neighborhood Main Street directors, board members, architects, planners, economic development professionals, public officials, volunteers, and consultants.  Attendees hail from communities of all sizes from small rural towns to urban neighborhoods in large cities.


The 2017 conference will be held in bustling Gulfport, Mississippi.  Gulfport is known for its thriving downtown business district and scenic, coastal atmosphere. Downtown Gulfport is a rapidly growing urban area, home to dozens of dining, entertainment and nightlife destinations. Businesses, property owners and numerous others come together to ensure that downtown Gulfport reaches its full potential while promoting the district as an ideal place to work, play and live.



Host Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront

1600 East Beach Boulevard Gulfport, MS 39501

Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with Marriott reservations at 1.800.321.2211 or 228.864.4310, or the Online Reservation Link.

Room Cut-off: Aug. 14, 2017

Group Name: Destination Downtown


Registration is open!

$125 Early BIrd through Aug. 14

$150 for Main Street members

$200 for Non-members


Exhibitor registration is open! Deadline: Aug. 4

$200 for MMSA Members
$400 for Non-members

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Delta Regional Authority

Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area

City of Gulfport/Gulfport Main Street

Hancock Bank

Southern Mississippi Planning & Development District

Mississippi Power

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